Low Maintenance Does Not Have to Mean Schlocky

Date: May 17, 2023 | Category: Tips

Ever wonder if nonwood products are worth your money? Read more to find out which ones we love and why they are worth more consideration.


Best Decking Material Options for Cold Northeast Climates and Residential Projects in 2023

Date: May 1, 2023 | Category: Tips

As a homeowner or contractor in this area, it’s vital that your deck is built with durable, high-quality materials that can stand up to the coldest months of the year so it’s ready when spring arrives.

That’s why we’ve taken the time to put together a list of the best decking materials for the northeast climates.


Home Renovation Ideas in Bethesda, MD

Date: April 29, 2023 | Category: Product News

Creating a modern and stylish space in a Bethesda, MD home can be a labor of love. However, from color choice to furniture selection, putting it all together can often seem overwhelming.

So we put together our top tips and tricks for creating an aspirational home in Bethesda that is not only on trend but uniquely tailored to personal tastes.


6 Luxury Home Building Trends in Connecticut for 2023

Date: April 10, 2023 | Category: Tips

The definition of luxury may vary based on who you ask but there are constants we see across the country. Let’s break down the 6 luxury home building trends we’re seeing in 2023. (more…)

Thermally Modified Wood Explained – It’s Basically Just Beef Jerky

Date: March 17, 2023 | Category: Tips

Ever wonder what thermally modified wood really means? What actually is it? Well its basically beef jerky.   (more…)

Unfiltered Opinions: Exterior Wood and the Birds and the Bees

Date: February 1, 2023 | Category: Tips

Have you ever wondered how you can prevent outside pests from ruining your beautiful, exterior wood? Read these tips and tricks on how to protect your home’s exterior from unwanted birds and bees. (more…)

How Russin Made a Dealer $18,000 in Five Minutes

Date: January 24, 2023 | Category: Press Releases

And How We Can Do the Same For You


Why Choose Russin for Western Red Cedar?

Date: January 18, 2023 | Category: Tips

We realize you have choices. When choosing a vendor for your Western Red Cedar program, why consider Russin?


Understanding Cedar vs. Composite Decking

Date: November 15, 2022 | Category: Tips

Cedar and composite decking materials are two of the most popular options for building outdoor living areas. But deciding which of these materials is best for you can be tough. In this article, we will look at how they compare and give you a clearer picture of which option makes the most sense for your budget, climate, aesthetics and maintenance needs.


AZEK Captivate Siding vs. Other Siding Materials

Date: October 31, 2022 | Category: Product News

Siding is a crucially important component of any home or building. After working so hard to build the internal structure and then insulating and sheathing it properly, siding will be the final step to protect the home from the exterior elements.


Like most aspects of a building, siding has traditionally been composed of wood in various forms. While wood is a great option, modern materials have been created to reduce costs, limit maintenance and extend longevity. 

Let’s take a look at some of the modern options for home siding, along with their pros and cons. Which siding material offers the best aesthetics and functional value? Keep reading to find out.



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